Patriot FCU donation spurs campaign to raise over $80,000 for Franklin County libraries

06 June 2024- Patriot Federal Credit Union has announced a recent donation of $3,500 to the Franklin County Library System to help with the cost of their fundraising campaign that brought in over $80,000 for the library system and generated nearly 500 new individual and corporate donors.

The Franklin County Library System provides public library services throughout Franklin County, with branches in Chambersburg (2), Greencastle, St. Thomas, Blue Ridge Summit, and two mobile libraries throughout the county. Funds raised are used for operational expenses associated with the branches, including the mobile libraries. Expenses include staffing, maintenance, purchasing books as well as program materials for patrons of all ages.     

“Thank you so much for the great work Patriot continues to do throughout Franklin County and beyond,” said Alice Elia, Senior Director of Development and Human Resources at the Franklin County Library System. “Your help is making our communities better.”